Road To U.S. Residency

Through workshops, events, and individual consultations, students will be guided step by step on their Road to Residency. After completion of all exams, receipt of ecfmg certification, and completion of U.S. clinical clerkships, students will work into our final phase of the program, which is preparation for the United States health care system. Curriculum vitae (cv) workshops will be provided to students as part of the program. Students will be guided on how to produce a winning CV, which will highlight their accomplishments, and focus on what programs are looking for. Students will consult with specialists in CV editing, as well as experienced high achieving former students currently in post graduate training, that will guide them towards perfecting their CV.

Personal statement workshops will be provided to students for them to gain insight on how to approach this important step in the application process.
  • Explain why they are interested in a particular specialty
  • Tips on how to begin their statement
  • Common errors to avoid
  • Review of samples
  • What program directors look for in a personal statement

  • Interview workshops:
  • Interview pattern
  • How to answer common questions such as "tell me your weakness"
  • Tips from pre-matched candidates
  • How to ask for second looks
  • Mistakes to avoid during interviews
  • Sample interview questions
  • Questions to ask faculty and residents
  • How to write and send thank you letters

  • ERAS Guidance workshops:
  • When and how the applicant should apply
  • What programs the applicant should consider applying to
  • Whom to ask for letters of recommendation
  • Students will be exposed to eras workshops which will highlight certain key aspects of the
  • Entire ERAS process from insiders that know the tricks of the trade.

  • Letter of Recommendation Workshops
    Network of Hospital Directors communication workshops
  • How to maximize interview chances after applying
  • How to communicate confidently
  • How to ask for a pre-match, and/or if offered, methods to use in deciding whether or not to accept these pre-matches
  • Rank order list submission and methods in ranking

  • IMG Friendly Residency Programs
  • How to choose specialties to apply to
  • Specialty preparation, and how to gear it towards application preparation
  • How to choose Programs that sponsor that right Visa to apply to

  • Summary of Road to Residency materials covered in workshops:
  • How to communicate confidently
  • The importance of good listening and communication skills for interviews
  • What questions to ask and what questions to avoid asking during an interview
  • Rank order list submission and methods in ranking
  • How to ask for a pre-match, and/or if offered, methods to use in deciding whether or not to accept these pre-matches
  • How to maximize interview chances after applying
  • How to choose specialties to apply to
  • Specialty preparation, and how to gear it towards application preparation
  • Personal statement and interview preparation based on specialty of choice
  • Tips on post match residency scramble, function, and how to optimize application
  • How to choose Programs that sponsor that right Visa to apply to

  • At the conclusion of the Road to Residency Program, students will have been exposed to every facet necessary for successful entrance and completion of any United States post graduation educational residency program. They themselves will become seasoned veterans and will have the cutting edge necessary not only to keep up with their counterparts in residency, but to excel beyond their expected potential